BRIEFS: UCD win 2 at Rodeo

SANTA CLARA Ñ Junior center Aaron Salit scored a total of nine goals in two games to lead 11th-ranked UC Davis to a 9-6 win over No. 20 Brown and an 11-9 double-overtime victory over No. 15 Cal Baptist at the Rodeo menÕs water polo tournament at Sullivan Aquatic Center on Saturday. The Aggies improved […]

2 late touchdowns doom JV Blue Devils

Enterprise correspondent SACRAMENTO Ñ The Davis High junior varsity football team stuck with Grant until the very end of FridayÕs game, before losing, 13-0. Pacer running back Marquis Carter danced into the end zone twice in the last two minutes to whisk the game away from DHS. The Devil defense put on a great show […]

DHS boys take 15th at big event

As it heads into the final week of the regular season, the Davis boys water polo team got to tune up for the postseason, placing 15th in what many consider to be the top high school tournament in the country. After falling to the eventual champions, Mater Dei of Santa Ana, in their first game, […]

Grant flexes its muscle in beating DHS, 56-0

Enterprise staff writer SACRAMENTO Ñ Take your pick of high school football polls … Grant High is ranked as high as fifth in the land (ESPNRise and USA Today) or as ÒlowÓ as 32 (MaxPreps.com). Regardless, on Friday night against Davis, the Pacers proved they deserve their national rankings. In an efficient 56-0 shellacking of […]

Two-minute drill is AggiesÕ best offense

Enterprise staff writer While the UC Davis offense hasnÕt been as effective as it would like it to be in 2010, one thing the Aggies canÕt complain about is how they have performed in their two-minute offense. UCD has driven at least 60 yards on its final drive of the first half in each of […]

A familiar problem

Enterprise staff writer Very often, it is turnovers that decide the outcome of football games. But turning the ball over wasnÕt what hurt UC Davis on Saturday, as it won the turnover battle 4-1. The problem was capitalizing on South AlabamaÕs miscues Ñ something the Aggies have struggled with all year long. The Jaguars coughed […]

UCD NOTEBOOK: First Gator, now Dolphin

Enterprise staff writer During the middle of the 2009 season, the UC Davis football team added a wrinkle to its offense when it put in the Gator, a version of the Wildcat formation. Converted defensive back Nick Aprile Ñ who was moved to tailback before the year Ñ was the player tabbed to run the […]

Capital efforts bring little help for axed UCD teams

Enterprise staff writer The bluster in Sacramento over UC Davis cutting four sports teams yielded this: about 235 words tucked away in an education budget trailer bill. They require that, from now on, student-approved fees to support athletics do just that, or are paid back to students. They do little to boost the cause of […]

ItÕs not close this time for DHS soccer

Enterprise staff writer On Oct. 5, DavisÕ boys soccer team squeaked past struggling Monterey Trail 1-0 in a Delta Valley Conference soccer game. The Blue Devils needed the Mustangs to score an own goal to turn the trick. But that was then; Thursday is now. Outshooting visiting Monterey Trail 41-2, Davis High took an 8-0 […]

Aggies respect South Alabama

Enterprise staff writer Throw away the statistics. The gaudy numbers South Alabama has put up in 2010 Ñ such as a point differential of 282-30 while outgaining foes more than 2-to-1 in yardageÑ actually mean very little. The schedule has been weak. But, as UC Davis head coach Bob Biggs points out, it would be […]

Perfect ending for DHS tennis

Enterprise correspondent A perfect end to a perfect season. The Davis High girls tennis team swept through Monterey TrailÕs squad with an easy 9-0 victory on Thursday, despite the absence of the Blue DevilsÕ co-captains, Mari Cajandig and Naomi Wainwright. The Mustangs were unable to muster more than five games in any of their sets. […]

Blue Devils face powerhouse Grant tonight

On paper itÕs a mismatch. Regardless of past performances, high school football is dotted with stories of absolute underdogs, rising up, defying odds and winning unwinnable games. Tonight, when Davis High meets nationally ranked No. 5 Grant in a Delta Valley Conference contest, the Blue Devils will try as they might to add their names […]

DHS girls win league golf crown

SACRAMENTO Ñ With five Davis High girls earning all-league honors, the Blue Devils shot a 439 at Wildhawk Golf Club on Wednesday and captured the Delta Valley Conference crown. The 439 was 41 strokes better than runner-up Laguna Creek. Devils making the all-DVC team were Haley Riesenberg, Karishma Jain, Juhye Lee, Lynzee Kornelly and Kaity […]

BRIEFS: Devils take care of business

On the surface, a 16-2 win doesnÕt seem like the score of a game that has playoff implications. But the large margin of victory showed just how much the Davis High boys water polo team wanted this one. The Blue Devils won by that score at Oak Ridge on Wednesday in a key league contest […]